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Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
now elaine quijano tells us new orleans firefighters are returning the favor following sandy. >> what would you want to say to these guys? >> i love them for coming up here. this is the captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: good evening, i'm jeff glor. they are the storms that don't seem to quit. torrential rains and powerful winds sweeping across northern california one more time. thousands are without power. and rising floodwaters are threatening many more. still it could have been much worse. carter evans is in sonoma tonight. >> reporter: this was the last punch in a weather system that's been pounding california for five days. and it was supposed to be the worst. the rains came with a vengence, high winds uprooted trees and overturned trucks near san francisco. to the east colder temperatures turned heavy rain into snow, saving the mountain town of truckee from the predicted flooding. california's wine country had also braced for the worst. >> the water was coming very fast and furious but the cole vert system that we've created was able to
Dec 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
more on first responders in new orleans, making a difference up north. >> reporter: starting the day after a hurricane is a physical and emotional job. firefighters from new orleans who lived through hurricane katrina six years ago remember it well. >> i know what the people up here are going through, they're like how am i going to get this? >> reporter: they also remembered that the new york fire department was on the door steps helping just days after the levees broke. this captain's house flooded up to the roof. >> that was the biggest thing. >> reporter: now the firefighters from new orleans want to repay the favor. >> any country, any state. it is a connection between the fire department. and new york is like our brother city. >> reporter: places like belle harbor, long island, need the help. the first floor of this house is destroyed. he also lost a house in new orleans during katrina. are you like a storm magnet? what is going on here? >> a good friend in new orleans sent me a text message saying i have very strong hurrikarmr. >> reporter: firefighters helped in katrina, as we
Dec 9, 2012 11:15pm EST
samples it's nissan sports xtra. >>> a new orleans -- welcome back to nissan sports xtra. a new orleans tie would mean giants rookie david wilson on the kickoff return, lots of room up the middle for the virginia tech rookie, best move he makes. wilson goes the distance, 97 yards for the touchdown, giants would not trail again. game tied 7-7. 3rd quarter now 28-13, manning one of his four touchdown passes, perfectly delivered to hakeem nicks, 25- yard strikes. giants roll over the saints to improve 8-5. next up a road date against the falcons. >>> an emotional game for the cowboys playing the bengals a day after the death of teammate jerry brown. we start the highlights in the 4th quarter, cowboys trail 19- 10. tony romo steps up and hits a streaking dez bryant on a slant, a 27-yard score. dallas cuts the deficit to two points. final seconds dan bryant, sets up from 40 yards out and calmly nails the game winning field goal as time expires. cowboys rally to edge the bengals 20-19. dallas like the redskins 7-6 a game behind the nfc east leading giants. >>> the bucs with the 2002 reunion
Dec 5, 2012 2:30am PST
some rain showers and clouds along with new orleans, mobile, pensacola. west coast, more showers for you. and again, we go back to reality on the east coast, but even sunny and 46 in d.c. tomorrow, not bad. >> let's be honest, bill. it's a great city, 44 is top weather in minneapolis. you better believe it. >> rip the clothes off. >> sure is hot up there. i love minneapolis. >> we're losing him, barnicle. >> robert griffin on hand to watch the wizards take on the heat. crowd welcomed rg3 with a standing o. we pick it up with a jumper, wizards with a four point lead under three minutes to go. la brok lebron james gridrives to the hoop. six seconds left, a bad look off the inbounds pass, throws up a three well off the mark. and unbelievably the wizards hang on to get the win. 105-101. despite a triple double from lebron, rg3 may need to show up for every game. maybe he should show up in congress. >>> more news from the nba and this is a real story. yahoo! sports reporting the hornets basketball team may be renamed the new orleans pelicans as soon as the 2013 season. tom benson is s
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Dec 25, 2012 11:00am EST
on track to make a direct hit to new orleans. >> because of a hurricane. >> this entire area will be under water. mother nature is in charge and now has still one horrific below. john: flooding new orleans didn't destroy name only much of the city but the school system. some thought maybe that is what needed to happens in it probably one of the worst school districts in the country. >> before katrina they were just a link. >> du rebuild what was there or something entirely new? john: of louisiana build something new. they made it easy for people to open charter's be made here's my plan. john: it starting a charter school with the academy he was the only employee. he drove his car around advertising the school. >> this is my cellphone. >> he had to advertise because students had to choose to go there. they didn't just get sent here he says they live nearby. >> even went to people's houses to recruit. >> living in new orleans we never had that. >> per cent goes there. >> he talked to me and he was explaining to him about the hours and the academics. >> only one-third of the students were pro
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
? >> displayed an actor from some of the biggest movies out there the late et project post katrina new orleans and sat down with john to talk about his character on the show. >> he's the kind of guy who unfortunately represents an ugly truth to what happened in regards to katrina and recovery process in new orleans. he sees a gold mine to be had as many did. it is part of the question of where did all of the money go all of the money that went down in new orleans to help rebuild new orleans. nelson, he's the kind of guy he's a fun guy. he's the guy you want as a friend. he enjoys the music. he falls in love with new orleans but he is there to make a buck. >> you can catch my entire interview with john you can check me at twitter. >> it is 40 minutes after the top of the hour. it may be the last christmas you get to shop on-line without paying sales tax for your purchases. why you might be shelling out more cash after the new year. then it is hard to deliver toys to billions of children around the world in just one night. who comes to santa's rescue when gets lost? the u.s. mi
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am EST
coast. >> 60s from new orleans to the northeast. 12 in the twin cities. mostly 40s in the rockies. >>> coming up, we'll hear from the deejays who posed as british royals and are being blamed for the suicide of a surs. >>> falling gas prices. >>> josh brent of the cowboys, out of jail and struggling with the death of teammate and a friend. >>> there could be a christmas gift for you at the gas pump. lower prices. the average price may be close to $3 a gallon for the and "the twilight saga, breaks dawn part 2" was third. >> sadly, i have seen all of them. >> i've seen none. >>> when we come back, the australian deejays saying sorry for the royal prank that went so terribly wrong. >>> late dram pla from the nfl. lots of teams in the playoff sunt. it's a feeling of clean like nothing else. extreme clean from aquafresh showers your whole mouth. micro-active foam seeks out bad breath germs and leaves a cool tingling that just won't quit. extreme clean from aquafresh. something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the o
Dec 28, 2012 5:30am EST
. not spared this year-- hurricaneisaac making landfall near new orleans on the eve of the seventhanniversary of hurricane kaarina. isaac made landfall as a slow moving storm drrnched low some of theehardest hit areas- plaquemines parish. inundating communities innd, arkansas as it passed. an eerie ight n the ssies overrphoenixx . as a massive dust storm... called a haboob, up to 40 miles per hour bringing dusttand sand from thh esert. twenty-twelve also saw the bbrth of a super--torm--a &pdevastating hurricane that collided with a powerful cold pystem from canada-ttat slammed the northeast. sandy made llndfall in south jersey- in late october, flooding beach communittes,, suumerginn highways, and pashing iconicboardwalks into york cityys downtown skyllne in breezy point, queens.. homes went p in ffamee. areeasof loog island, staten isllnd, filled with claimed at least 100 lives and channed thelandssape of the latera"a& anothhr blowa"aa& - when the area was lanketed by snow, sleet,and rain from a nor'easter.on cam tagaccording to fema, viscious heat avs, wildfires, huuriianes, and se
Dec 25, 2012 8:45pm EST
in confederate ports. the union had chanced the bombardment of the city of vicksburg, and new orleans had fallen. the tennessee, cumberland, and mississippi rivers seem to belong the north, not the south. and it must have seemed for a time in 1862 that this combination of events, particularly the naval successes for the union, were about to end the war between the states. and then the trend line changed. the father of water that lincoln boasted now flowed unvexed to the sea, became vexed all over again. so jim, let's start with you. what happened and why? >> well, the union navy was on a roll in the fall and winter of '61 and '62 and the spring of 1862. and it looked like they were going to open up the mississippi river completely in the summer of 1862. vicksburg was really the only confederate bastion still on the mississippi river, and both the sea-going fleet under, now-admiral david farrogot came up from the gulf of mexico to vicksburg and the so-called we were flotilla of river boats fought down the mississippi, capturing memphis on the way and a number of other places as well, and they com
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
for the obama campaign, stephanie cutter. new orleans mayor mitch landrieu. "the washington post's" eugene robinson. also "fortune" magazine dubbed her the new queen of wall street. we're going to talk to alexander lebenthal on how she quickly became one of the most powerful people in new york. >>> up next, though, one of the most powerful men in washington, mike allen with the top stories in the "politico playbook." >>> but first -- >> oh, no, dude! it's about contrast, okay? if you're going with a dark -- no. >> no? >> the funeral director look? that's not what you wanted? >> i think you've gone from ukrainian to bulgarian. >> bill, i get the feeling on your time off you wear hawaiian shirts and shorts and flip-flops. >> that's usually more than what i wear. yeah. that's good. >> here we go again. he can't help himself. give this guy more than three consecutive minutes on the air, suddenly he's hef. >> all right. let's just get the forecast for the weekend. shall we? >> let's do that, why don't we. new tie. good morning, everyone. we have sunshine out there this morning. it's going to be
Dec 9, 2012 7:45am EST
, including vicksburg and new orleans to the confederates use of naval mines and the militaristic deployment of a submarine. it's a little under an hour. >> good evening, everyone. last time we met here on this very stage to talk about the civil war, jim, you are looking to finishing touches on your new book. you are preparing your publication as well. now i have to do this the way they do it on the talk shows. now, james mcpherson "war on the waters" and craig, the civil war at sea, very handsomely done, are both out. that's good because we get to resume our -- we barely scratched the surface. let's get right to it because we spoke for an hour last time, we got to about january 1862. so i will assume you all know about 1861, and get to something that jim pointed out. that was rather interesting. is that 150 years ago this month, besides all the other things that were going on, the realization that lincoln had promulgated -- [inaudible] the union had commenced -- the tennessee cumberland and mississippi rivers seems to belong to the north, not the south. and i must've seen for a time in 1862
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
threat for tornadoes around new orleans, mobile, interstate 10 northward into the panhandle of florida. definitely be on alert throughout the christmas tuesday. good snow across portions of the plains. >> i hate to see rough weather this time of the year. folks hitting the road and holidays. yeah. >>> let's look at weather from across the country on this christmas eve. last-minute shoppers in boston and chicago could see light know. also early showers and clearing in l.a. rain in louisville and cincinnati. >> and blast of arctic air is hitting the upper midwest. fargo barely makes it above zero. honolulu and miami, the hot spots, near 80. seattle and portland, the 40s. >>> in other news this morning, a senator from idaho is apologizing today after being arrested for driving drunk. police in suburban washington say mike crapo was pulled over after running a red light yesterday. he failed several sobriety tests. he was taken to jail and released on bond. he's expected to be in court in january. he says he takes total responsibility. >>> overseas to afghanistan. abc news has learned a top
Dec 17, 2012 1:00am EST
, a -- a regimen of free people of color in new orleans, who initially support the confederacy, but as soon as the union army moves into new orleans, they switch sides, so i know there's talk about this as an example of loyalty to owners, but i just have never seen evidence that is compelling along these lines. >> host: professor hahn, your narrative in the political world of slavery and freedom goes beyond the civil war. >> guest: uh-huh. >> host: why does markus garby get so much attention in your book? >> guest: that's a very good question. when the book i wrote before "the political worlds of slavery and freedom," is called "beneath our feet" -- >> host: in 2007? >> guest: 2004. >> host: 2004, sorry. >> guest: it's from slavery to great my -- migration, and as i was writing it, i was not sure how the book would end, and i also became more and more interested and persuaded by what i saw as a powerful separatist tendency among former slaves in the post emancipation period. i saw it crop up in a lot of different ways, and so i started, and then i came across some information that suggested
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
safely in new orleans. and passengers were put on another flight. >>> a week of stormy weather is finally tapering off in the west. but not before a few more hours of drenching rain in northern california. the worst is over for the pacific northwest after the fourth storm in a week brought up to a half-foot of rain and some gusty winds. in oregon, more people lost electricity when falling trees crashed down on power lines. hopefully things will stay calm there. they've paid their dues the last week or so. >>> time, now, for a look at weather across the country on this wednesday. those storms bring showers, though, to portland, seattle, salt lake city and helena. up to a foot of snow in the northern rockies, cascades and sierra nevada. a big cooldown in the midwest. scattered showers and thunderstorms in the carolinas, atlanta and new orleans. >> 50s in the northeast. mostly 40s in the midwest. denver hovering near 70, 25 degrees above normal. just shy of 80 in phoenix. >>> when we come back this morning, home sweet home prices. the housing market is really on a roll. >>> and then, somethi
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
and so hard water is going to be new orleans inspired and inspired in bourbon and whiskeys and the menu is going to be heavenly around whiskey's and sirred drinks seminal 1937 book famous new orleans drinks and how to mix them it's a 1300 square foot space and we are honored to have a second charles phan location on 23rd. so it's very good news as well. next, i gist wanted to point out that the desyl for the 2013 port commission meetings is attached to the agenda it looks like this, it follows all of our regular meeting dates pursuant to our by-laws with the exception of januariment january 8 meeting came up really fast on the holidays and so we have asked to push that back a little bit. this room and you commissioners are very busy and so our january meeting is january the 24th here in this room beginning at our regular time of two preponderance with a public session at 215 prime minister and all of our meetings for 2013 are the second and noter tuesday of every month and so to restate again we are going to cancel again our january 82013 meetings and calling a special meeting for j
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am EST
. >>> earlier sunday, dallas forced overtime after trailing new orleans by 14. drew brees found holeston in overtime. the fumble recovered by teammate jimmy graham on the 2 yard line. garrett hartley's 20-yard field goal gave new orleans the 34-31 victory. >>> in philadelphia, robert griffin iii was back after sitting out a week with a sprained right knee. he found santana moss for a touchdown as washington won its sixth in a row. 27-10. >>> with one week to play, the nfc playoff picture has atlanta, san francisco, green bay all in. the redskins host dallas next week to decide the nfc east. at the moment, seattle and minnesota hold the wild card. home field are still up for grabs. chicago, dallas, and the new york giants still holding on to some hope. in the efc, ben roethlisberger was intercepted by snaetd's reggie nelson who -- update's reggie nelson who returned the ball to the 45 yard line with only 14 seconds to play. on the next play, andy dalton found a.j. greene for another 21 yards. the bengals ended pittsburgh's playoff hopes when josh brown's 43-yard field goal locked it up fo
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am EST
storms could be strong in new orleans later this afternoon. >> so we are talking another storm, again, it's minor unless the track changes but i'd say about 3 inches would be a good guess. >> a lot of people like snow. thanks so much, dylan. >>> coming up, a million-dollar t-rex smuggling ring. newtown shooter adam lanza's dna will be studied. and dock workers from maine to texas are threatening a strike. >>> plus who are hollywood's most bankable stars? you're watching "early today." o" >>> welcome back to "early today." scientists plan to study the dna of adam lanza the 20-year-old who shot and killed 26 people at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. on december 14th. they hope to find genetic signs of mutation or abnormality that could predict an inclination towards violence. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton will return to work next week after a stomach flu and concussion sidelined her three weeks. she may testify before congress next month about the report on security failures and the september 11th attack in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans. >>> some
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
for spain. think of new orleans and cuba, in particular havana, governors there were also in cuba so there was all this traveling from one city to another because later when i got my ph.d. from tulaine university and i went to the irish channel. it's interesting, the irish history connected with new orleans. so the o'reilly family has been in louisiana for centuries. in cuba, nobody remembers him but it was the street of calle oreilly, famous until the 50's for its banks and bookstores. it was one of the favorite streets of (inaudible) secretary of the spanish count of fernandino, my grandfather, another irish man feeling at home in havana. there, at the busy corner of calle street and oreilly was a cafe bakery owned by a catelan. it was described by many foreigners, in particular british and irish who lived in havana at the time, as one of the best order and most elegant cafes in the world. its large door led to a main floor with a fantastic stone floor. i saw it in the 50's, i was very little but i still was there in the 50's, and have a fountain that all that water really produce
Dec 14, 2012 2:00pm PST
spur has done is look at that in terms of recovery and in new orleans with katrina and lost many of the people, hasn't recovered the building stock. it's not a good situation. i think we can agree and in san we want to rebuild well and quickly after a major disaster so we have defined what that means for our life lines. how do we need the gasolines to perform and water perform after an earthquake and the building stock as well, so we have the goal of 95% of our homes to be ready for shelter in place after a major earthquake, and that way people can stay within the city. we don't lose our work force. we don't lose the people that make san francisco so special. we keep everybody here and that allow us to recover our economy, and everything because it's so interdependent. >> so that is a difficult goal but i think we can achieve it over the long time so thank you very much for hosting us and hosting this great exhibit, and thank you very much for joining >> my name is phil ginsburg and the general manager of the san francisco parks and rec department and i want to welcome everybod
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
and hit a fallaway jumper for a 100-98 win over charlotte. >>> in new orleans the lakers kobe bryant scored 29 points to be the only player in nba history to score over 35 points. los angeles beat new orleans 103-87. >>> nfl wide receiver andre johnson, number 80, took a dozen at risk children on an 80 second shopping spree at toys"r"us. the final bill of almost $20,000 was paid by johnson's charitable foundation. that's great. >>> well, the infant daughter of jovan belcher of the kansas city chiefs will collect at least $1 million from the nfl's surviving child benefit. belcher killed by -- killed the baby's mother, kasandra perkins, and then himself on saturday. >>> for now, disgraced cyclist lance armstrong is holding on to his olympic bronze medal. the olympic committee postponed a decision to strip him of his medals. >>> before a tennis match in london on sunday, they turned out to play mini tennis on ice near the national history museum to promote the event. >>> just ahead, this year's grammy nominees, and the head cbs honcho weighs in on the angus t. joens. >>> and psy may not
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
in minneapolis, chicago, detroit, houston, new orleans, atlanta, and we can't leave out san francisco. >>> in other news, hundreds of russian children with a chance for a new life in the united states are now hanging in the balance. russian president vladimir putin says he will sign a bill barring americans from adopting russian children. and that would block many perspective parents who already met the orphans they plan to bring home. kayla anderson, now 21 years old, was the first baby from moscow to be adopted by an american family. >> it makes me feel so good that i have a family here, versus if i was over there, i would be in an orphanage. there's so many loving families that can afford the experience and bring these babies home and give them a lifestyle they would never have if they stayed in the country. >> the ban on adoption is believed to be russia's retaliation for a set of human rights sanctions passed by congress and signed into law this month by president obama. >>> sunday's football game in indianapolis is more than just about winning. it will also be a triumph over adv
Dec 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
always been the way people connect. it doesn't stand more true than in new orleans whether visitor or local, you feel at home with every bite. >> delicious food. >> great desserts. >> one of the best places i've been to. >> don't be fooled all this is also happening in d.c. >> very different. >> very delicious. >> i'm going to come here as much as i can. >> i lived in new orleans. the food here takes me back home >> boy yew bakery is a casual, counter-service bakery we do focus on baked goods but have a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner savory menu >> david started as a pastry chef for some of the city's best after 15 years, the louisiana bayou still reigns as home sweet home he decided to fill the void of food, culture, and music and bring it to the city that needed that nola soul >> it feel like it speaks to me on a daily basis i know it's something i'll never get tired of the food is something i can literally eat every day, all day long, and raise my family on and hopefully have some local fans, as well. quiche.oked pork.ive on has >> gumbo >> roast beef. >> first on our sandwi
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
cleveland to nashville, new orleans and houston. moving east, later on, to atlanta, pittsburgh, and other areas. that western storm we mentioned earlier, also dumps up to a foot of snow in the cascades, sierra nevada and northern rockies. >> 50s from seattle to billings and much of the midwest. just 24 in fargo. 38 in the twin cities. and 70s across the south. >>> and when we come back this morning, something to make tax time even worse. a new warning about the irs and identity theft. >>> and then, it is back to work for mitt romney. and he's returning to a familiar gig. >>> and well, if you got 55 cents, you can score one of america's favorite fast food sandwiches. but you better act quick. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you nee
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
can make. nbc's michelle franzen has more. >> reporter: at the amtrak station in new orleans volunteers from nearby swidell hard hit by katrina are organizing packing up pallets of diapers, shoes, blankets. the second run of donations for hurricane sandy victims. residents and firefighters here paying it forward. >> specifically we were focused on trying to make it better for the kids up there. >> reporter: in addition to basic supplies, this so-called train of hope will be filled with holiday toys all bound for sandy's smallest victims. 30 hours later the train rolls into newark, new jersey's, penn station. 27 pallets in all. half the toys go to the marine's toys for tots program, the rest end up here at engine 155 ladder 78 in staten island. >> looks like our own version of the polar express. >> children of firefighters, kids who lost everything in sandy's wake get to pick out brand new gifts. >> we lost a lot. he lost all his toys. so it feels good to be on the receiving end. >> especially during the holidays we know that there's a financial strain for the parents and we w
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
the lakers superstar scored the 30,000th point of his career. last night in new orleans, only four player had more. wilt chamberlain, michael jordan and karim jal barr. >>> and plans for the super bowl in new orleans. the network is taking over -- making sure everybody was listening. >> exactly. >> the network isic taing over jackson square to be the home of its network cable digital and radio assets. among the shows that will be staged outside in jackson square are the late late show with kregg ferguson face the nation the cbs evening news and, yes -- >> cbs "this morning" will be in new orleans. >> awesome for the super bowl. >> there for several days. everybody's excited. i'm really excited to be in new orleans. yeah. >> great city. >> great >>> this sponsored by walmart. from america's gift headquarters. walmart. >>> soft wrar executive mcafee, this morning we show you the online flipup that supposed his hiding place. >>> and is it illegal to say a contractor did a lousy job on your house? it's at the heart of a lawsuit over a customer's scathing online review.
Dec 24, 2012 8:30pm EST
to cairo illinois where he floated down to new orleans where he sold to cargo. at 21, he found himself on the wabash river when it was swollen with rains, wrestling his family's oxen through the turbulent waters. at 22 he built another flatboat and launched it in the al and i river and once more made that long, looping trip down the mississippi to new orleans. after he walked home from that trip, he tried to prove that a steamboat could actually travel up the sangamon referred in central illinois. he got stuck on a bar, so he decided to settle there in new salem illinois. there he began his political career. what was the platform for his first election? proving the navigation of rivers. he actually received a patent for an invention to lift steamboats over shoals. the hula hoop of inflatable balloons. was the great invention but it was a -- invention and the only president who has one. now the north in the south, no matter how you divide the country, what have to share these rivers, these highways, and the commerce would mingle side eyesight. their destinies were woven together by this
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Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm EST
and orlando. what i also liked there were deals in off the beaten path location, austin and new orleans. >> new orleans is so festive year round but especially for new year's. there is a deal in the warehouse district of new orleans at the hotel modern. very chic boutique hotel. complimentary drinks when you get there. the party starts right away the lounge in the hotel is hosting their own new year's eve party. you have it in one place. shibani: you don't have to stumble very far i guess. what about 2013 as we get into the spring and warmedder season? >> january kicks off wave season for cruises when all the big guns come out to give the best deals for cruises. travelocity has a deal, $699 on norwegian epic cruise. departs on the 12th of january and it is a seven-night cruise, eastern caribbean, bahamas, st. martin, balcony room. if you take a cruise you have to have the balcony. shibani: i think it was a year ago the cost at that conrd cord diao disaster happened. it shook up the industry and. is that behind us now? >> crewses are coming back. cruises make the way to and have the fami
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Dec 23, 2012 2:00am EST
weeks after cat can the hit the new orleans area. that area got money. we are still waiting because it is hung up by pork. you are seeing 3 billion to pair or fix and new cars for the fbi and new trees in cemeteries and silly things like that. it is pretty bad. this could pass on its own merits. i am not f nationalizing why do you need pork to pass the bill? >> why do you need the pork? >> it is important to put all mischief in one bill and keep an eye on it load it up. >> you think it will make a difference. >> put allast payola and i am not as cynical as steve forbes is about what legislators can do in a situation like this with an engineer. i think half of the money might not be wasted. >> i don't know. victoria, it sounds cynical to me. >> igree with bill. i think we should have an annual pork bill . that's how hurricane sandy bill doesn't git loaded it is an awful thing . so set it aside and do it every year and let them duke it out but not stuff it in other place. . >> john is it okay. >> no, it is not okay. no one wlote against the hurricane sandy bill and so things that were
Dec 2, 2012 6:30pm PST
representative mark pocan, and welcome to my videoblog. i'm outside the marriott on canal street in new orleans at the alec convention, the american legislative exchange council. that was where you watch the interaction of a room full of lobbyists -- free drinks, free cigars, wining, dining. many people just came from a dinner that was sponsored by some special interests, coming to a party that's sponsored by special interests, so they can continue to talk about special interests. >> this is from the new orleans convention. this includes a number of seminars that they held for legislators including one called "warming up to climate change: the many benefits of increased atmospheric co2." >> that 2011 alec conference, lo and behold, was sponsored by bp, exxon mobil, chevron, and shell, among others. another of its events featured guns. >> this is the nra-sponsored shooting event. for legislators and for lobbyists. free. >> there was even one offering free cigars. >> sponsored by reynolds american, which is one of the biggest tobacco companies in the world, and the cigar association of america. >
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